Michael French

Michael is a Principal and faculty member at AcademyGlobal with extensive experience as a Supply Chain Consultant across various industries including fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), pharmaceutical, cosmetics, medical devices, infrastructure and aged care. With over 40 years’ experience, Michael began in chartered accounting before venturing into other industries. He has been in executive supply chain roles focused on integrating demand and supply to ensure customer requirements are achieved with very high service levels and at minimal cost.

Michael has used his project management skills to develop and implement new business processes and systems to fully integrate the supply chain. This includes implementing sales and operational processes to improve business planning and communication. He has also project managed a large number of outsourcing projects, including sourcing, warehousing and transport.

Michael’s areas of expertise include supply chain management, project management, procurement, contract management and financial management.


  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of New South Wales


  • Chartered Member, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia
  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Member, Institute of Public Administration Australia